The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Azure skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 25 18 37
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure 11 31 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.65% 7.38% 0.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.73% 67.39% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 27 3
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £404 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +44.23%
Microsoft Azure
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Cloud Services Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
37 46 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.29% 10.95% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 32 17
Median daily rate £425 £450 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +25.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £375 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.25 £10.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-40.90% +52.77%

Microsoft Azure
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Microsoft Azure Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Microsoft Azure
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Azure across the Cambridge region.

Microsoft Azure Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) HTML
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) TDD
3 8 (47.06%) jQuery
3 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
4 7 (41.18%) Java
4 7 (41.18%) Oracle
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
5 6 (35.29%) CSS
5 6 (35.29%) HTML5
5 6 (35.29%) Web Development
6 5 (29.41%) Selenium
6 5 (29.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (29.41%) BDD
6 5 (29.41%) Node.js
6 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
6 5 (29.41%) IIS
7 4 (23.53%) C#
7 4 (23.53%) PHP
7 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 4 (23.53%) Subversion
7 4 (23.53%) MVC
7 4 (23.53%) Scrum
7 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
7 4 (23.53%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
7 4 (23.53%) Cucumber

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) IIS
2 3 (17.65%) CMS
3 2 (11.76%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (11.76%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (17.65%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.88%) Mimecast
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DHCP
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
1 3 (17.65%) Kerberos
1 3 (17.65%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.76%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
2 5 (29.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (29.41%) Selenium
3 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
3 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 4 (23.53%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (23.53%) Subversion
4 2 (11.76%) gulp
4 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
5 1 (5.88%) Bower
5 1 (5.88%) Grunt
5 1 (5.88%) IntelliJ
5 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
5 1 (5.88%) Mocha
5 1 (5.88%) WebStorm
General
1 2 (11.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Azure Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Identity Management Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Angular Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Delivery Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Django Developer
4 2 (11.76%) PHP Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Office 365 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
1 8 (47.06%) jQuery
2 6 (35.29%) CSS
2 6 (35.29%) HTML5
3 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
3 5 (29.41%) Node.js
4 4 (23.53%) .NET
4 4 (23.53%) RESTful
5 3 (17.65%) OAuth
5 3 (17.65%) REST
5 3 (17.65%) SAML
6 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
6 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (11.76%) CSS3
6 2 (11.76%) Django
6 2 (11.76%) Matplotlib
6 2 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Clustering
1 3 (17.65%) PKI
2 2 (11.76%) Graphic Design
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) Public Cloud
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (5.88%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (47.06%) TDD
2 6 (35.29%) Web Development
3 5 (29.41%) BDD
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) MVC
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) Service Design
5 3 (17.65%) Identity Management
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Content Management
6 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) UX Design
7 1 (5.88%) DevOps
7 1 (5.88%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) PHP
4 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
5 2 (11.76%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) Dart
6 1 (5.88%) ECMAScript
6 1 (5.88%) ES6
6 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCITP
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 3 (17.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Sitecore
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Google
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